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Book Review: “WordPress for Dummies, 2nd Edition”

Posted by | June 30, 2009 .

By Lisa Sabin-Wilson (Hoboken,NJ: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2009, 394 pages) Second Edition is quite an improvement over the already excellent original. It is the essential book for those using WordPress in publishing a blog. This edition is updated to feature version 2.7+ which reflects the last major program change. The writer introduces one to the […]

45+ Essential WordPress Plugins

Posted by | June 28, 2009 .

(Logo via CrunchBase) BlogPerfume Provides a list of essential WordPress plugins along with evaluations and images for each one. This is one of the best articles that I have ever seen on the subject—check it out! Lots of useful info!           *Top 

Blogging: 5 More Mistakes to Avoid Starting Out

Posted by | June 24, 2009 .

5 more mistakes to avoid when starting out blogging—another excellent post by Melanie Nelson: “Beginning Blogger Checklist: 5 MORE Mistakes to Avoid” Here’s the first 2: 1.  Mistake: Choosing an uninteresting or redundant blog name. 2.  Mistake: Not owning your domain name. <<Read the rest>>

“5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a New Blog”

Posted by | June 9, 2009 .

(Image by Lloyd Budd via Flickr) Here’s some very good advise from Melanie Nelson for anyone starting a new blog: “Beginning Blogger Checklist: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a New Blog” Here’s the first two: 1.  Mistake: Auto-loading music. Please. I beg you, your readers beg you: ditch the auto-loading music! Auto-loading music is […]

Where do You Put Your Time?

Posted by | June 6, 2009 .

(Image by Kristina B via Flickr) In bouncing off several suggestions I found on other sites about blogging, I began to evaluate where I was spending most of my blogging time—was it really in posting and communicating a desired message or in the usual blogging chores of updating, responding to comments, flushing spam, checking stats, […]

How to Create a blog with Blogger

Posted by | June 1, 2009 .

Blogger is by far the easiest blogging program to get started with and here is a video that shows just how ridiculously easy it is: